Neil Peart (Rush) To Be Honored At Modern Drummer Festival

LiveXLive have partnered with Modern Drummer to stream a virtual tribute concert for the late Neil Peart (Rush) as part of the Modern Drummer Festival. The event will take place on September 12 and it will feature: Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Rick Allen (Def Leppard), Ray Luzier (Korn), Eric Singer (KISS), Mike Portnoy (ex Dream Theater), Jason Bittner (Overkill), and more. Tickets can be found HERE with proceeds set to benefit brain tumor research.

Foo Fighters, Royal Blood, Biffy Clyro, Etc. Members Featured On “Times Like These” Charity Single

The BBC recently brought together over 20 artists to perform Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. Now, a video for the track can be seen below. In addition to the band’s own Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, the track also features Royal Blood, Yungblud, Biffy Clyro, Chris Martin (Coldplay), 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Dua Lipa, and more. As previously reported, the UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Neil Peart (Rush)

As previously reported, Rush’s Neil Peart has sadly passed away following a battle with brain cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary drummer and some of the various posts can be found below:

Geddy Lee (Rush):

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Rest in peace, my brother. 💔

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett:

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins:

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #NeiPeart

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Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath):

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons:

Gary Holt (Exodus):

David Ellefson (Megadeth):

Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, and Frank Bello:

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

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R.I.P. #nealpeart An extraordinary talent.

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King Diamond:

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine):

John Dolmayan (System Of A Down):

Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour):

Overkill:

Mike Inez (Alice In Chains):

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Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins):

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Alex Bent (Trivium):

Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless):

Chris Jericho (Fozzy):

Matt Sorum (ex-Guns N’ Roses, etc.):

Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch):

Adam Gontier (Saint Asonia, ex-Three Days Grace):

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~ Shocked. The Legend. Rest In Peace Neil Peart. 🙏🏻

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Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth, etc.):

Sacred Reich:

Matt Halpern (Periphery):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Chuck D (Public Enemy, Prophets of Rage):

Dan Briggs (Between The Buried And Me):

Peter Frampton:

Jack Black (Tenacious D):

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders Perform With Dave Grohl & Perry Farrell On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders were the musical guests on last night’s (January 7) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” The band were joined by Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl on drums for “I Really Blew It,” which also featured Jane’s Addiction‘s Perry Farrell, and “Middle Child.”

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders Premiere “Middle Child” Music Video

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders have premiered a new video for their song “Middle Child.” This track features Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl and it is featured on the band’s latest album “Get The Money.” In related news, Hawkins is also planning to perform the song on tonight’s (January 7) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.”

Taylor Hawkins Premieres New Video For “I Really Blew It” Feat. Dave Grohl & Perry Farrell

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders have premiered a new video for their song “I Really Blew It.” This track features Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction) and Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl and it appears on the band’s new album “Get The Money,” which was released today (November 8).

Taylor Hawkins Premieres New Song “Middle Child” Feat. Dave Grohl

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders have premiered a new song titled “Middle Child.” This track features Hawkins’ Foo Fighters bandmate Dave Grohl and it will appear on the band’s new album “Get The Money” (out November 8).

Taylor Hawkins Premieres New Song “Get The Money” Feat. Joe Walsh, Chrissie Hynde, & Duff McKagan

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders have released the title track of their new album “Get The Money” (out November 8). The song features Joe Walsh (Eagles), Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders), and Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) and it can be streamed below:

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins: “I Think We’ll Have A New Record By Next Year”

During a recent interview with Rock Sound, Taylor Hawkins talked a bit about Foo Fighters’ new album plans. He said the following:

“Well, from what I’ve heard from our fearless leader Dave Grohl, he has a lot of demos that he’s worked on and I think we’ll start, once this [European] tour is over…I think not too soon after that we’ll start the process of putting the songs together as a band. It’s a long process, we do a lot of demoing and stuff, but I think that we’ll have, I’m hoping, I think we’ll have a new record by next year. We should.”

Are Members Of Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, & Melvins Working On A New Project?

Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and Buzz Osborne (Melvins) are reportedly working on a new project together. Alternative Nation shared some brief clips from Cameron’s Instagram story that seem to suggest the trio are currently in the studio: